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Columbus police try to avert BLM anger over fatal shooting of girl, 16, with bodycam footage

Columbus police have released bodycam footage that appears to show 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant with a knife right before she was gunned down by police

Columbus police have released bodycam footage showing the officer shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, who was fatally gunned down just moments before Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts for the 2020 murder of George Floyd.  In an attempt to show more transparency and ease tensions as Black Lives Matter protesters descended on the…

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Police release more graphic bodycam video and 911 calls in fatal- cop shooting of Ma’khia Bryant

Columbus police on Wednesday released additional body camera video showing 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant lunging at another young woman with a knife before she is fatally shot by a police officer. One of the alleged victims is seen sitting on the ground as Bryant is shot

Columbus police on Wednesday released additional body camera video showing 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant lunging at another young woman with a knife before she is fatally shot by a police officer. During a press conference held by police leaders and city officials, Interim Chief of Police Michael Woods identified the officer who shot Bryant as Nicholas…

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More than 100 protesters take to the streets to demonstrate against Ma’Khia Bryant shooting

More than 100 protesters took to the streets of Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday night to demonstrate against the police shooting of Ma'Khia Bryant

More than 100 protesters took to the streets of Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday night to demonstrate against the police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant.  Bryant, a 16-year-old black teenager, was shot dead by a white police officer after she charged at two people with a knife. On Wednesday night, protesters were heard chanting: ‘Say her name. Ma’Khia Bryant.’…

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Woman recalls how police shooting death of friend led to role with Calgary Police Commission – Calgary

Woman recalls how police shooting death of friend led to role with Calgary Police Commission - Calgary

In November, Heather Campbell was sworn in as a citizen-appointed member of the Calgary Police Commission. While the professional engineer with TC Energy has a long resume that includes a Master of Laws and extensive volunteering, she says this latest role with the police commission sparked when she was just 15 years old. Read more:…

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Jacob Blake: Police AVOID charges over Kenosha shooting

No charges will be filed against white police officer Rusten Sheskey, who shot black man Jacob Blake seven times and left him paralyzed, Kenosha County prosecutors announced Tuesday

Jacob Blake’s family have said they will continue to fight for justice as peaceful protesters gathered in Kenosha Tuesday night after the District Attorney refused to prosecute the white cop who shot the black man seven times in front of his kids.   Justin Blake, the 29-year-old’s uncle, slammed the decision not to file charges against…

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Walter Wallace Jr. shooting death sparks scrutiny of Philadelphia police training – National

Click to play video 'Philadelphia police official says fatal police shooting raised ‘many questions that demand answers’'

The footage from body-worn cameras that was taken as police responded to a call about Walter Wallace Jr. shows him emerging from a house with a knife as relatives shout at officers about his mental health condition, a lawyer for the man’s family said Thursday. The video also shows Wallace became incapacitated after the first…

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Police shooting of Black man near Portland raises tensions amid ongoing protests – National

Click to play video 'Biden says ‘no excuse’ for looting, violence in Philadelphia following shooting death of Black man'

The shooting of a Black man by law enforcement in Washington state threatened to increase tensions around Portland, Oregon, where protesters against racial injustice have clashed repeatedly with right-wing groups. Friends and family identified the dead man as Kevin E. Peterson Jr., 21, and said he was a former high school football player and the…

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‘It was not a good sight’: Trump makes first public comments on Jacob Blake shooting

President Trump has spoken for the first time about the shooting of Jacob Blake (pictured), saying that he is looking into the incident. Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday

President Trump has spoken for the first time about the shooting of Jacob Blake, saying that he is looking into the incident.  Blake, a 29-year-old black father, was shot seven times by police Sunday as they responded to a domestic incident at a home in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The shooting sparked several nights of rioting in…

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March on Washington: Thousands to take part days after Jacob Blake shooting – National

March on Washington: Thousands to take part days after Jacob Blake shooting - National

WASHINGTON — Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin, civil rights advocates will highlight the scourge of police and vigilante violence against Black Americans at a commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Thousands are expected at the steps of the…

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‘Nothing’s really changing:’ Raptors’ VanVleet, Powell speak out after Jacob Blake shooting

‘Nothing’s really changing:’ Raptors’ VanVleet, Powell speak out after Jacob Blake shooting

Their raw emotion evident, their frustration palpable, Fred VanVleet and Norman Powell found themselves once again addressing the media in the aftermath of another shooting of a Black man by police. The two Toronto Raptors are among the many players that have been using their platform at the NBA’s post-season bubble to speak out against…

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